Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Consisting of, or resembling, fat or oil; unctuous; oleaginous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Consisting of, or resembling, fat or oil; oily; unctuous; oleaginous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Oily; unctuous; consisting of fat or oil, or resembling it.

Etymologies

Latin unguinosus, from unguen, -inis, fat, ointment. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The anvil chorus of the gnathonic media and their coprophagic gossip columnists soi-disant "journalists" whose conservative exudates have imbrued the age with their mephitic poison, one that might yet prove fatal to us all—may just this once be muted, there being little further to be gained from their unguinous ministrations.

    Black day in July

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